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Biography

JAKE CALYPSO born in North of France in 1964 play Rock'n'Roll since the age of 13!

In the 80s he made his 1st album on the legendary label Mac Records in Belgium .

Later he released 2 albums with the band 'Mystery Train' on Rockhouse Records (NL) and Eagle Records (D). An oldschool Rockabilly Band.

When 'Mystery Train' ceased to exist in 1999, Hot Chickens, a new trio was born!

And after 5 albums and a compilation, this band still exists & plays.

It is only in 2009 that the name of JAKE CALYPSO appears!  When he decided on the sidelines of Hot Chickens to record single with a real 50's sound !

‘My Baby Rocks’ was the single & met a great success ! JAKE CALYPSO was born !

In almost 10 years, JAKE CALYSPO recorded 5 albums & many singles, EP.

  • Grandaddy Grease (1st album in 2010)

  • Father & Sons (2nd album in 2014) with the famous track ‘Call Me Baby’

  • Downtown Memphis (3rd album in 2015) recorded in the legendary ‘Sun Studio Memphis.

  • Vance Mississippi (4th album in 2016) more ‘Blues’ & ‘Boogie’ with Archie Lee Hooker (John Lee Hooker’s nephew)

  • 100 Miles (5th album in 2017) the album from his heart ! the album of his life ! Only Elvis ballads with his voice recorded in Memphis, Tupelo, Nashville & Bad Nauheim.

Backing by ‘The Red Hot’, Jake played in many many festivals with lot of energy & craziest shows everytime :  Viva Las Vegas, Rockabilly Rave, High Rockabilly, Hangar Rockin’ & more, more…

Jake recently joined Ricky Lee Brawn & Helen Shadow for a new crazy project called The Nut Jumpers and they released our debut album on Rhythm Bomb Records.

Next time, Jake will return in Studio to finish a new CD, Book & DVD too about his trip around the Mississippi with 14 new original songs.  Then only we can hope for a new album 100% Rockabilly.

Be patient. And follow Jake on his facebook page or the official website !


JAKE CALYPSO